Arthur Horsfield

Date of birth05 July 1946
Place of birthNewcastle
NationalityEnglish
PositionForward

Born in the shadow of St James' Park, Arthur began his career at Middlesbrough. He nearly had a dream debut for his home town club, scoring after two minutes against Manchester City - only for the game to be abandoned!.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Middlesbrough 01 Jul 1963 01 Jan 1969
Newcastle United 01 Jan 1969 01 Jun 1969
Swindon Town 01 Jun 1969 01 Jun 1972
Charlton Athletic 01 Jun 1972 01 Sep 1975

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1963-64 Middlesbrough League Division Two 12
8
1964-65 Middlesbrough FA Cup 2
2
1964-65 Middlesbrough League Division Two 11
5
1965-66 Middlesbrough FA Cup 1
1965-66 Middlesbrough League Division Two 12
3
1966-67 Middlesbrough FA Cup 5
1
1966-67 Middlesbrough League Cup 1
1966-67 Middlesbrough League Division Three 33
2
22
1967-68 Middlesbrough FA Cup 4
1
2
1967-68 Middlesbrough League Division Two 16
3
6
1968-69 Middlesbrough FA Cup
1
1968-69 Middlesbrough League Cup 1
1968-69 Middlesbrough League Division Two 23
7
1968-69 Newcastle United Fairs Cup 1
1968-69 Newcastle United League Division One 7
2
3


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
07 Sep 1963 Middlesbrough v Grimsby Town W 6-0 League Division Two
14 Sep 1963 Preston North End v Middlesbrough D 2-2 League Division Two
21 Dec 1963 Middlesbrough v Charlton Athletic L 2-3 League Division Two
26 Dec 1963 Middlesbrough v Derby County W 3-0 League Division Two
28 Dec 1963 Derby County v Middlesbrough D 2-2 League Division Two
01 Feb 1964 Leyton Orient v Middlesbrough L 3-2 League Division Two
08 Feb 1964 Middlesbrough v Swansea Town W 2-1 League Division Two
14 Mar 1964 Middlesbrough v Leeds United L 1-3 League Division Two
21 Mar 1964 Swindon Town v Middlesbrough L 2-0 League Division Two
10 Apr 1964 Middlesbrough v Northampton Town W 1-0 League Division Two
18 Apr 1964 Norwich City v Middlesbrough D 1-1 League Division Two
24 Apr 1964 Middlesbrough v Cardiff City W 3-1 League Division Two
22 Aug 1964 Southampton v Middlesbrough W 0-3 League Division Two
24 Aug 1964 Middlesbrough v Northampton Town W 1-0 League Division Two
29 Aug 1964 Middlesbrough v Huddersfield Town D 0-0 League Division Two
01 Sep 1964 Northampton Town v Middlesbrough D 1-1 League Division Two
05 Sep 1964 Coventry City v Middlesbrough L 3-0 League Division Two
19 Sep 1964 Preston North End v Middlesbrough L 4-3 League Division Two
26 Sep 1964 Middlesbrough v Ipswich Town L 2-4 League Division Two
09 Jan 1965 Middlesbrough v Oldham Athletic W 6-2 FA Cup 3rd round
15 Jan 1965 Cardiff City v Middlesbrough L 6-1 League Division Two
20 Feb 1965 Middlesbrough v Leicester City L 0-3 FA Cup 5th round
23 Feb 1965 Bury v Middlesbrough L 3-2 League Division Two
27 Feb 1965 Middlesbrough v Crystal Palace D 0-0 League Division Two
17 Apr 1965 Norwich City v Middlesbrough L 2-0 League Division Two
21 Aug 1965 Middlesbrough v Manchester City D 1-1 League Division Two
25 Aug 1965 Birmingham City v Middlesbrough D 1-1 League Division Two
28 Aug 1965 Huddersfield Town v Middlesbrough L 6-0 League Division Two
26 Oct 1965 Middlesbrough v Portsmouth W 5-2 League Division Two
30 Oct 1965 Bury v Middlesbrough L 2-0 League Division Two
06 Nov 1965 Middlesbrough v Southampton D 0-0 League Division Two
13 Nov 1965 Derby County v Middlesbrough L 5-0 League Division Two
18 Dec 1965 Middlesbrough v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 3-1 League Division Two
27 Dec 1965 Middlesbrough v Leyton Orient W 2-1 League Division Two
01 Jan 1966 Rotherham United v Middlesbrough L 4-1 League Division Two
08 Jan 1966 Middlesbrough v Derby County D 0-0 League Division Two
22 Jan 1966 Tottenham Hotspur v Middlesbrough L 4-0 FA Cup 3rd round
25 Mar 1966 Portsmouth v Middlesbrough L 4-1 League Division Two
29 Aug 1966 York City v Middlesbrough L 2-1 League Cup 1st round replay
17 Sep 1966 Scunthorpe United v Middlesbrough L 3-2 League Division Three
24 Sep 1966 Middlesbrough v Workington W 3-2 League Division Three
26 Sep 1966 Middlesbrough v Queens Park Rangers D 2-2 League Division Three
01 Oct 1966 Gillingham v Middlesbrough L 5-1 League Division Three
08 Oct 1966 Watford v Middlesbrough L 2-0 League Division Three
15 Oct 1966 Middlesbrough v Swindon Town W 4-0 League Division Three
17 Oct 1966 Middlesbrough v Swansea Town W 4-1 League Division Three
22 Oct 1966 Reading v Middlesbrough D 0-0 League Division Three
29 Oct 1966 Middlesbrough v Doncaster Rovers W 2-0 League Division Three
05 Nov 1966 Mansfield Town v Middlesbrough W 4-5 League Division Three
12 Nov 1966 Middlesbrough v Grimsby Town L 0-1 League Division Three
15 Nov 1966 Swansea Town v Middlesbrough D 4-4 League Division Three
19 Nov 1966 Walsall v Middlesbrough L 2-1 League Division Three
26 Nov 1966 Chester v Middlesbrough W 2-5 FA Cup Preliminary round 1st leg
03 Dec 1966 Torquay United v Middlesbrough L 2-1 League Division Three
17 Dec 1966 Middlesbrough v Colchester United W 4-0 League Division Three
26 Dec 1966 Darlington v Middlesbrough W 0-3 League Division Three
27 Dec 1966 Middlesbrough v Darlington W 4-0 League Division Three
31 Dec 1966 Bristol Rovers v Middlesbrough D 2-2 League Division Three
07 Jan 1967 Middlesbrough v York City D 1-1 FA Cup 2nd round
11 Jan 1967 York City v Middlesbrough D 0-0 FA Cup 2nd round replay
14 Jan 1967 Oldham Athletic v Middlesbrough W 0-1 League Division Three
16 Jan 1967 Middlesbrough v York City W 4-1 FA Cup 2nd round 2nd replay
21 Jan 1967 Middlesbrough v Scunthorpe United W 2-1 League Division Three
28 Jan 1967 Mansfield Town v Middlesbrough L 2-0 FA Cup 3rd round
04 Feb 1967 Workington v Middlesbrough W 1-2 League Division Three
11 Feb 1967 Middlesbrough v Gillingham D 1-1 League Division Three
18 Feb 1967 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic v Middlesbrough D 1-1 League Division Three
25 Feb 1967 Middlesbrough v Watford W 3-0 League Division Three
04 Mar 1967 Swindon Town v Middlesbrough L 4-1 League Division Three
18 Mar 1967 Middlesbrough v Reading D 2-2 League Division Three
25 Mar 1967 Doncaster Rovers v Middlesbrough W 0-4 League Division Three
27 Mar 1967 Middlesbrough v Shrewsbury Town W 1-0 League Division Three
29 Mar 1967 Shrewsbury Town v Middlesbrough L 1-0 League Division Three
01 Apr 1967 Middlesbrough v Mansfield Town W 1-0 League Division Three
08 Apr 1967 Grimsby Town v Middlesbrough L 2-1 League Division Three
10 Apr 1967 Leyton Orient v Middlesbrough L 2-0 League Division Three
15 Apr 1967 Middlesbrough v Walsall L 0-2 League Division Three
29 Apr 1967 Middlesbrough v Torquay United W 4-0 League Division Three
06 May 1967 Brighton and Hove Albion v Middlesbrough D 1-1 League Division Three
23 Sep 1967 Hull City v Middlesbrough W 0-2 League Division Two
26 Sep 1967 Birmingham City v Middlesbrough L 6-1 League Division Two
30 Sep 1967 Middlesbrough v Aston Villa D 1-1 League Division Two
28 Oct 1967 Middlesbrough v Portsmouth W 1-0 League Division Two
04 Nov 1967 Norwich City v Middlesbrough L 2-1 League Division Two
11 Nov 1967 Middlesbrough v Rotherham United D 1-1 League Division Two
27 Jan 1968 Middlesbrough v Hull City D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
31 Jan 1968 Hull City v Middlesbrough D 2-2 FA Cup 3rd round replay
03 Feb 1968 Middlesbrough v Hull City W 2-1 League Division Two
07 Feb 1968 Hull City v Middlesbrough W 0-1 FA Cup 3rd round 2nd replay
10 Feb 1968 Aston Villa v Middlesbrough W 0-1 League Division Two
17 Feb 1968 Middlesbrough v Bristol City D 1-1 FA Cup 4th round
20 Feb 1968 Bristol City v Middlesbrough L 2-1 FA Cup 4th round replay
02 Mar 1968 Plymouth Argyle v Middlesbrough W 0-1 League Division Two
09 Mar 1968 Middlesbrough v Cardiff City L 2-3 League Division Two
23 Mar 1968 Portsmouth v Middlesbrough L 2-0 League Division Two
30 Mar 1968 Middlesbrough v Norwich City W 2-0 League Division Two
06 Apr 1968 Rotherham United v Middlesbrough W 0-1 League Division Two
13 Apr 1968 Middlesbrough v Queens Park Rangers W 3-1 League Division Two
15 Apr 1968 Middlesbrough v Huddersfield Town W 3-2 League Division Two
16 Apr 1968 Huddersfield Town v Middlesbrough L 1-0 League Division Two
20 Apr 1968 Preston North End v Middlesbrough D 0-0 League Division Two
27 Apr 1968 Middlesbrough v Derby County D 2-2 League Division Two
04 May 1968 Crystal Palace v Middlesbrough W 1-3 League Division Two
10 Aug 1968 Middlesbrough v Preston North End W 2-1 League Division Two
14 Aug 1968 Norwich City v Middlesbrough W 0-2 League Division Two
17 Aug 1968 Portsmouth v Middlesbrough L 3-0 League Division Two
20 Aug 1968 Middlesbrough v Crystal Palace W 4-0 League Division Two
24 Aug 1968 Middlesbrough v Carlisle United W 1-0 League Division Two
27 Aug 1968 Middlesbrough v Huddersfield Town D 1-1 League Division Two
31 Aug 1968 Hull City v Middlesbrough L 3-0 League Division Two
04 Sep 1968 Bristol City v Middlesbrough L 1-0 League Cup 2nd round
07 Sep 1968 Cardiff City v Middlesbrough L 2-0 League Division Two
14 Sep 1968 Middlesbrough v Birmingham City W 3-1 League Division Two
21 Sep 1968 Bury v Middlesbrough W 2-3 League Division Two
28 Sep 1968 Middlesbrough v Charlton Athletic W 1-0 League Division Two
05 Oct 1968 Middlesbrough v Derby County D 0-0 League Division Two
08 Oct 1968 Huddersfield Town v Middlesbrough L 3-0 League Division Two
12 Oct 1968 Sheffield United v Middlesbrough W 1-3 League Division Two
19 Oct 1968 Middlesbrough v Fulham W 2-0 League Division Two
26 Oct 1968 Oxford United v Middlesbrough W 2-4 League Division Two
09 Nov 1968 Millwall v Middlesbrough L 2-0 League Division Two
16 Nov 1968 Middlesbrough v Bolton Wanderers D 0-0 League Division Two
23 Nov 1968 Aston Villa v Middlesbrough L 1-0 League Division Two
30 Nov 1968 Middlesbrough v Blackburn Rovers W 2-0 League Division Two
03 Dec 1968 Middlesbrough v Bristol City W 4-1 League Division Two
21 Dec 1968 Fulham v Middlesbrough W 0-3 League Division Two
04 Jan 1969 Middlesbrough v Millwall D 1-1 FA Cup 3rd round
11 Jan 1969 Bristol City v Middlesbrough L 3-0 League Division Two


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
1963-64 England Under-18 1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
27 Feb 1964 Spain v England W 1-2 Under-18


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.